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ASSOCIATION NEWS

NAW offers free webinars for PIDA distributors
These webinars include topics of interest to wholesaler distributors. Past webinars are available On Demand, again, free of charge. Titles include Digital Transformation in Wholesale Distribution and Maximizing Profits. (Learn more)

Pet Industry Leadership Conference
The beautiful Montage Resort in Laguna Beach hosted 280 PIDA, APPA and PIJAC members for three days of outstanding speakers, industry panels, executive conferences and networking. (Learn more)

Sales Professional Training Camp
Whether a sales rookie or long time veteran, this course will help all sales professionals immensely! This training will inspire immediately and have significant long term impact — changing behaviors and building consistent professional selling disciplines! Discount registration for PIDA members. (learn more)

The NAW Blog, "Distributing Ideas", offers PIDA members topical discussions in distribution strategy
Forty six (and growing!) articles with topics such as, "Distributors in the Digital Area," and "The Job Disconnect and Distribution’s Answer." (learn more)

GPS for Pet Business, Building Your Company with Strategic Data Analysis & Planning
PIDA members who are looking for a better way to understand their markets have a new resource in their corner. (learn more)

PIDA Members Endorse New Credit Exchange
PIDA has partnered with Inet Credit Exchange (ICE) to create an industry exchange that will help our members make faster and more accurate decisions when extending credit to independent pet stores. (read more)

INDUSTRY NEWS

Global Pet Expo 2017 Expands Exhibit Space and Boasts a Sold Out, Record-Setting Show
The recent Global Pet Expo, dubbed this year as The Show That Means Business, experienced significant growth in total buyer attendance with 6,761 buyers, up more than 9.5 percent from 2016. (read more)

Dog Shortage? New Study Reports Availability of Shelter Dogs at an All-Time Low
A new study conducted by the College of Veterinary Medicine at Mississippi State University has found shocking news regarding the populations of dogs in America – we are running out. In fact, we are short nearly 5.5M dogs. How can that be if there are millions of dogs in shelters? (read more)

Global Pet Expo Academy Now Accepting 2018 Proposals
The Academy is an integral part of the show, featuring over 30 hours of seminars, workshops and other educational content, led by industry experts and aimed at pet store owners and their employees. Deadline to submit: July 31 (read more)

HABRI, Zoetis Partner for "The Pet Effect"
HABRI and Zoetis recently launched a new educational campaign explore how pets are a power prescription for human health (learn more)

Pet Ownership Saves $11.7 Billion in Health Care Costs
The Human Animal Bond Research Initiative (HABRI) Foundation today announced the findings of a new economic study on the healthcare cost savings associated with pet ownership. (learn more)

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